Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss

1) Texas Ex-Executive Indicted for Cancer Fund Scandal
Miami Herald, December 6, 2013

2) Congress Focused on Permanent “Doc Fix” Reform
The Hill, December 6, 2013

3) Judge Denies UnitedHealthcare’s Right to Terminate Doctors from Medicare Advantage Plans.  Ruling Could have national impact.
Kaiser Health News, December 6, 2013

4) Spanish Language Launch of healthcare.gov Up and Running
Washington Post, December 6, 2013

5) Meaningful Use Stage 2 and 3 Timeline Extended
Healthcare IT News, December 6, 2013

6) Detroit Medical Center Sues Karmanos/McLaren for Proposed Merger
Crains, December 9, 2013

7) Merck Settles Osteoporosis Lawsuits for $27.7 Miliion
Reuters, December 9, 2013

8) CVS and Cardinal Health form joint venture to start generic drug supplier
Bloomberg, December 10, 2013

9)  Surge in insurance enrollment in November at healthcare.gov
USA Today, December 11, 2013

10) Last minute attempts to block cuts to Medicare Ambulance Payments
Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2013

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